What’s new in the world of Atlantic Hockey? We’ve got you covered… A little biased Recently, there’s been a national conversation on “media bias” — whether it exists and how it can affect the political landscape. I’m here to tell you that when it comes to college hockey, media bias definitely exists, and I’m exhibit “A.” I pull for Atlantic Hockey teams to win. There is no cheering allowed in the press box, so I…
It’s only early October, but the Atlantic Hockey schools are already planning to still be playing meaningful games next spring. Here are the AHC team capsules in predicted order of finish: 1. Rochester Institute of Technology Last Season 18-15-6, 14-9-5 (fifth) in the Atlantic Hockey. Won playoff title and lost to Quinnipiac in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Names to know Twin defensemen Chase and Brady Norrish enter their junior campaigns as co-captains…
The start of a new season always comes with optimism, and for Atlantic Hockey, hopes are sky-high after a momentous offseason. New Digs Three schools announced plans to upgrade their facilities, including a pair of upgrades that begin this season. American International is moving from the Olympia Ice Center to downtown Springfield’s MassMutual Center. Sacred Heart is also leaving its current off-campus home, the Milford Ice Pavilion in favor of the Webster Bank Arena in…
Bobcats coach Rand Pecknold credited North Dakota: “That’s the best team in college hockey.”
TAMPA, Fla. — Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold has talked several times this week about the history of his program — its humble beginnings and rapid rise to one of the top programs in the country.
TAMPA, Fla. — Six Quinnipiac seniors will play their final college hockey game on Saturday, ending their careers with a chance to be national champions.Most had that opportunity three seasons
TAMPA, Fla. — Quinnipiac’s defensive scheme has given teams fits all season, contesting neutral ice and forcing teams outside of their comfort zone.This week, Bobcats coach Rand Pecknold and
Nick Schmaltz’s tiebreaking goal with 57 seconds left in regulation led North Dakota to a 4-2 victory over Denver in the second semifinal game of the 2016 Frozen Four on Thursday.
The Bobcats goaltender made two big saves in the closing moments of a Frozen Four victory over Boston College.
TAMPA, Fla. — Having enjoyed success in Atlantic Hockey and ECAC Hockey, Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold was satisfied for a few seasons, but eventually realized he and his team wanted more.”I
TAMPA, Fla. — Thursday’s Frozen Four semifinal between Quinnipiac and Boston College will be the first meeting between the two schools, each headed up by a long-tenured coach.Bobcats coach Ra
TAMPA, Fla. — It’s been a long journey for Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold, who in 1994 took over the Bobcats on a part-time basis when they were a Division II team playing in a Division III confe
TAMPA, Fla. — Quinnipiac junior forward Sam Anas, who leads the team in goals (24) and points (50), has been favoring an upper-body injury suffered in the ECAC Hockey championship game on March 1
TAMPA, Fla. — The most-often-used phrase by Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold and his players during the postseason has been “focus.”Pecknold has preached the importance of staying the course as
After 20 seasons behind the mic as one of the radio voices of RIT Hockey, I’ve decided to hang up my broadcasting skates…
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Some of USCHO’s conference writers pick the teams they think will advance to the Frozen Four in this weekend’s regionals.
Quinnipiac plays Rochester Institute of Technology, while UMass-Lowell plays Yale.
This latest edition of Hobey Watch covers the latest straw poll of our writers, taken after the conference championships and before the NCAA regionals.We’ll be making one more prediction befor
What doesn’t kill you Every team faces some measure of adversity during the college hockey season, a 25-week marathon. But Rochester Institute of Technology had more than its fare share. Coach Wayne Wilson said this season has been the most challenging in his 17 years behind the Tigers’ bench. But RIT came through it stronger as a result, and this past weekend claimed its second consecutive Atlantic Hockey title, coming from a fifth-place regular season…
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Institute of Technology scored three power-play goals en route to a 7-4 win over top-seeded Robert Morris on Saturday in the Atlantic Hockey championship game. The fifth-seeded Tigers repeated as AHC champions behind tournament MVP Myles Powell, who scored the overtime game-winner in Friday’s semifinal win over Air Force and followed it up with a four-point performance in the title game. “This is a different kind of championship,” said RIT coach…